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Testimony on the 2021-2022 State Budget

Posted March 24, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

This testimony was submitted on February 25, 2021. Download a pdf below.   Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) would like to thank the chairs and members of the Assembly Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committees for providing the public an opportunity to provide our comments on the state budget. HCFANY is […]

Urgent Health Actions For 2021

Posted January 27, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

Coverage Half of New Yorkers say that they cannot afford medical care even with insurance and another 5 percent of New Yorkers, 1 million people, have no coverage at all. New York should enact the New York Health Act (S3577a/A5248a) to cover everyone. RIGHT NOW: Pass S2549/A1585 to ensure that immigrants affected by COVID-19 have […]

Webinar: FY21 Budget Briefing for Health Justice Advocates

Posted February 13, 2020 by Amanda Dunker

Download the slides below. Listen to a recording here. Join Medicaid Matters, Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State, Health Care for All NY, Coverage4All, and the Campaign for NY Health for an overview of the 2021 Executive Budget Proposal and its implications for healthcare in NYS. In 2019, our coalitions convened to […]

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Memorandum in Support of S5724A/A6474A, the Fair Consumer Judgment Interest Act

Posted November 2, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) is a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer-focused organizations dedicated to achieving quality, affordable health coverage for all New Yorkers, and ensuring that the concerns of real New Yorkers are heard and reflected in policy conversations. We support S5724A/A6474A, which would protect patients from usurious interest rates when […]

Testimony to the Assembly Standing Committee on Health Hearing on Medicaid Program Efficiency and Sustainability

Posted November 1, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

November 1, 2021 Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) would like to thank the chairs and members of the Assembly Health Committee for this opportunity to provide our comments on issues affecting Medicaid. HCFANY is a statewide coalition of over 170 organizations dedicated to achieving quality, affordable health coverage for all New Yorkers. My […]

Medicare and Medical Debt

Posted October 1, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

People enrolled in Medicare end up with unaffordable medical bills because of billing errors, inadvertently receiving care that is not covered, and other problems. Consumer assistance programs and protections against unfair medical bills can help. This fact sheet by the Medicare Rights Center describes some of the situations that put Medicare enrollees into debt and […]

Memo of Support: The New York Health Act (A6058/S5474)

Posted September 30, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) is a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer- focused organizations dedicated to achieving quality, affordable health coverage for all New Yorkers, and ensuring that the concerns of real New Yorkers are heard and reflected in policy conversations. We support A6058/S5474 which would provide all New Yorkers with health insurance under a single-payer system.  Health coverage reduces […]